Until proven guilty

The room was uncannily hushed when we filed into the jury box. The thrill of serving on a high-profile case was tempered by being in a position of public scrutiny if we screwed up the verdict. For the first two days, we heard testimony from specialists and hired experts. Without our binder of documents, it…

Ancient aliens

The time has come, our return is imminent. Any knowledge we imparted is lost. Advanced civilizations dead and our wisdom forgotten. Any lasting records are disbelieved, or assigned erroneous explanations. We were there when the Great Pyramids were constructed in Giza, when the Mayans and Incas built their mighty empires on the Yucatán Peninsula and…